AbstractAn interactive (hopefully) introduction to the new Go programming language (aka golang). Go is an open source language developed by Google as a potential successor to C, C++, Java, Python, and the like, It is designed from the ground up for the concurrent processing that is a hallmark of modern systems. When writing Go code, one can feel the ease and speed of an interpreted, dynamically typed scripting language.
What is ALT.NET? 1. Youre the type of developer who uses what works while keeping an eye out for a better way. 2. You reach outside the mainstream to adopt the best of any community: Open Source, Agile, Java, Ruby, etc. 3. Youre not content with the status quo. Things can always be better expressed, more elegant and simple, more mutable, higher quality, etc. 4. You know tools are great, but they only take you so far. Its the principles and knowledge that really matter.